KENDARI, TELISIK.ID – Holidays have become commonplace for tourist attractions filled with human crowds. Then, how to choose a fun and great vacation spot?
There are some great places that offer a romantic getaway. These places offer the beauty of the night adorned with stars. However, the following places offer unusual beauty.
A vacation in this place will give you a chance to see the beauty of the constellations and the Milky Way galaxy. Here are the best places to see the stars, which you must visit, as told by several sources, namely:
1. San Pedro de Atacama, Cille
One of the best places to see stars, it just so happens that it looks like Mars. Some areas of the Atacama haven’t rained for 400 years.
Hotel Pascual Andino is the most famous among tourists and can be an option for your stay. There, we can enjoy the star-studded view on the balcony of the room or while soaking in the Jacuzzi.
2. Merzouga, Morocco
The height of the Sahara Hills is 1000 feet in Merzouga, Morocco. Visiting it by riding a camel is an unforgettable experience. Especially, when you see the welcome of the Berbers.
The real show will begin in the evening. The sunset in the desert is the opening to the spectacle of the night sky that will make you fall in love with the beauty of the universe.
3. Mount Kea, Hawaii
A trip to Hawaii can make your vacation even more different. There you can see so many stars that clearly decorate the night. An easy way to achieve this is you can lie on the beach during the night.
4. Inland Australia
The skies in the Australian outback are known for their spectacular views for stargazing. This sky can give you the beauty of the Milky Way from a lighter and bigger size. This experience is even better than the astronomy company.
Here, you can find famous stars like the Southern Cross. You will also be presented with tribal stories. Areas you can visit include Uluru, Arkalura Wilderness Sanctuary, and Warrumbangal National Park.
Moreover, the peak of Mauna Kea offers the best experience for stargazing. To see the view of the sky, 13 telescopes have been installed which are very beautiful.
5. Sedona, United States
Although the weather in the Arizona desert is quite cold, the area is well worth a visit if you want to see the beautiful night skies. In Sedona, we can see cosmic wonders like the Andromeda galaxy. However, it would be better if you bring a telescope so that you can admire the binary stars, the Orion Nebula, and more.
6. Tekapo Lake, New Zealand
Mount John Observatory has it all – it is located in a nature reserve with some of the darkest skies in the world, is home to New Zealand’s largest telescope, and offers stunning views surrounded by mountains.
Staying around Lake Tekapo, we can gaze at the starry sky in the middle of the mountains while enjoying grilled meat.
7. Wadi Rum, Jordan
Although Wadi Rum is known as the Valley of the Moon or the Valley of the Moon, it is the sight of the night sky full of stars that attracts many people’s attention. For an extraordinary experience, follow the journey of the Badawi nomads and spend the night under the starry sky.
8. Breckenridge, Colorado
The night view of the Colorado sky is stunning, giving the feel of a astrologer-like vacation. Apart from skiing, you can also see the stars. Breckenridge is one of the best places for stargazing in Colorado.
Here you can get a spectacular view of the sky. Other places to visit in Colorado include Chimney Stone Monument and Maroon Bells.
9. Scottish Highlands
The Scottish Highlands have dark skies that are perfect for stargazing. When you are here, you can see shooting stars, planets, galaxy and other constellations. The best time to see the stars is half an hour after sunset and when the moon is not there.
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This view can be seen with the naked eye or with a red torch. The best experience is when you see the Aurora Borealis star in the beautiful sky.
10. Death Valley, California
Death Valley National Park is one of the best stargazing spots in California. You can watch lunar eclipses, track meteor showers and see the expansion of the Milky Way.
Photographers often capture the best astronomical views here. Even Death Valley has become a great tourist destination for Night Sky Tour. Events like Death Valley’s Winter Star feast attract scientists and tourists alike.
11. Gurun Namib, Namibia
The Namib is a flat area in the desert that provides a 360-degree astronomical view of the sky. This desert is free from pollution so the sky is very dark. This is the best place to see the stars in the sky.
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There is an observatory where a resident helps visitors navigate the 12-inch telescope.
12. Tuscany, Italia
Tuscany is famous as a place in the celestial revolution. Galileo Galilei developed his telescope in Tuscany in the 17th century. It is a popular spot for stargazing. Among them you can see satellites, sunspots and craters of Jupiter’s moons. Therefore, astronomers often keep their instruments on the hills of Tuscany. This is definitely the best place to see the majestic stars and the Milky Way galaxy.
The whole place is best to witness the unbelievable spectacular view. (C)
Writer: Noor Khumaira Sholeha Hassan